Models of Community Investment and Partnership: Strategies and Processes for Ensuring Mutual Benefit between Institution and Community
University Leadership Council, "Models of Community Investment and Partnership: Strategies and Processes for Ensuring Mutual Benefit between Institution and Community" (2013). Institutional Priorities 2014-2015. 11.
Institutions continue to face increasing pressure from faculty, students, and other concerned constituents to divest endowment holdings from perceived social injustices. In this report, investment officers and advisory committee members offer insight into institutional practices used to respond to these concerns through the adoption of socially responsible investment policies and other socially responsible investment options. Contacts offer recommendations on balancing the administration’s fiduciary responsibility to ensure maximum endowment returns with the social concerns of institutional constituents.